Piper Payne, Mastering Engineer Interview

Piper Payne is a mastering engineer in Nashville, TN and Oakland, CA, where she works on albums for independent artists and major labels. In addition to mastering, Piper is a Co-Founder and the Chief Product Officer for Second Line Vinyl, a new Oakland-based vinyl pressing plant opening in 2018. 

As a frequent presenter at Music Expo, Piper covered various topics from mastering (of course), speaker placement to diversity and inclusion in the music industry.

We sat down with her at last Music Expo in San Francisco to discuss the value for musicians and engineers to be in the same place and learn a little bit more about the business side of a music and audio career.

We sat down with her at last Music Expo in San Francisco to discuss the value for musicians and engineers to connect in real life, and how it can progress their career, whatever level they have.

We also discussed how musicians and engineers can be in the same place and learn a little bit more about the business side of a music and audio career.